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tinyurl,com/28r9l5t (I'd make it a link but I don't feel like spamming 15 posts) I will sometimes get these random blue and yellow stripes everywhere. At first I thought it ...
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    tinyurl,com/28r9l5t
    (I'd make it a link but I don't feel like spamming 15 posts)
    I will sometimes get these random blue and yellow stripes everywhere. At first I thought it was my graphics card, but then, would it show up in a screen capture? What is the problem and how can I fix it? It doesn't always happen.
    Some specs:
    Freshly installed Kubuntu 10.10 from CD
    Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.2GHz E2200
    ATI Radeon HD 4890
    4GB DDR2
    200GB HDD with only Kubuntu

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    Quote Originally Posted by retrotails View Post
    tinyurl,com/28r9l5t
    (I'd make it a link but I don't feel like spamming 15 posts)
    I will sometimes get these random blue and yellow stripes everywhere. At first I thought it was my graphics card, but then, would it show up in a screen capture? What is the problem and how can I fix it? It doesn't always happen.
    Some specs:
    Freshly installed Kubuntu 10.10 from CD
    Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.2GHz E2200
    ATI Radeon HD 4890
    4GB DDR2
    200GB HDD with only Kubuntu
    It could be the video card driver that you are using. What kernel are you running? Type the following in a terminal window a paste it back here, please:

    Code:
    uname -a
    Cheers!
    etech97

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    Linux mike 2.6.35-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Sun Sep 19 20:32:27 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    It could be the graphics card drivers, but would that show up in a screen cap? I haven't installed any drivers so it's whatever Kubuntu came with, but I do know that there are no decent drivers for ATI cards, especially not newer ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by retrotails View Post
    Linux mike 2.6.35-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Sun Sep 19 20:32:27 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    It could be the graphics card drivers, but would that show up in a screen cap? I haven't installed any drivers so it's whatever Kubuntu came with, but I do know that there are no decent drivers for ATI cards, especially not newer ones.
    I would try and install the restricted drivers for your video card and see if that solves your problem. I know that drivers are an issue; but getting the correct driver installed seems to help out a lot!

    Cheers!
    etech97

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